The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 747 593 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.61% 17.88% 19.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.55% 58.14% 60.32%
Number of salaries quoted 677 542 714
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1298 1020 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.08% 30.75% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 888 1140
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +4 46 £37,500 -2.59% 7
Bolton -1 44 £40,000 +12.67% 3
Altrincham +11 38 £32,500 -22.61% 3
Bury -3 26 £30,000 -14.28%
Oldham -14 24 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Wigan -2 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Sale +4 8 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Salford -3 8 £30,750 +53.75% 4
Rochdale -14 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheadle -4 1 - - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 849 (56.19%) .NET
2 807 (53.41%) C#
3 801 (53.01%) SQL
4 618 (40.90%) ASP.NET
5 604 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
6 544 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 506 (33.49%) MVC
8 362 (23.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 343 (22.70%) JavaScript
10 315 (20.85%) TDD
11 314 (20.78%) Windows
12 313 (20.71%) HTML
13 307 (20.32%) T-SQL
14 295 (19.52%) CSS
15 293 (19.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 285 (18.86%) MS Excel
17 265 (17.54%) jQuery
18 259 (17.14%) WCF
19 258 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 243 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
21 237 (15.68%) Web Services
22 225 (14.89%) .NET Framework
23 224 (14.82%) AngularJS
24 222 (14.69%) SQL Server 2014
25 218 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
26 205 (13.57%) Finance
27 193 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
28 190 (12.57%) Web Development
29 183 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
29 183 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
1 59 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.64%) IIS
3 48 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 47 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 26 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (1.19%) CMS
8 17 (1.13%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.06%) JBoss
9 16 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.66%) Apache
12 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.60%) Jetty
13 9 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 285 (18.86%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.85%) MS Office
3 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Stata
7 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.73%) Visualfiles
3 9 (0.60%) Magento
3 9 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.066%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.066%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 183 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.78%) SaaS
4 29 (1.92%) Office 365
4 29 (1.92%) PaaS
5 27 (1.79%) Google Play
6 21 (1.39%) IaaS
7 18 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.19%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.33%) Sage Pay
12 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.20%) GitHub
13 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.36%) Internet
2 48 (3.18%) Firewall
3 46 (3.04%) HTTP
4 35 (2.32%) DNS
5 31 (2.05%) WAN
6 29 (1.92%) SAN
7 27 (1.79%) LAN
7 27 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 24 (1.59%) VPN
9 19 (1.26%) DHCP
10 12 (0.79%) VoIP
11 11 (0.73%) NAS
11 11 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.66%) VLAN
13 7 (0.46%) SMS
13 7 (0.46%) Wireless
14 5 (0.33%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.33%) FTP
14 5 (0.33%) Intranet
14 5 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (19.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 258 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 243 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 222 (14.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 193 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
6 153 (10.13%) MySQL
7 151 (9.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (7.54%) NoSQL
9 83 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 77 (5.10%) Relational Database
11 76 (5.03%) Big Data
12 72 (4.77%) Hadoop
13 69 (4.57%) MongoDB
14 67 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
15 45 (2.98%) RDBMS
16 36 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
17 35 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
18 34 (2.25%) Power BI
19 31 (2.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 97 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 88 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 88 (5.82%) Visual Studio
3 73 (4.83%) JIRA
4 62 (4.10%) NUnit
5 40 (2.65%) JUnit
6 37 (2.45%) Moq
7 36 (2.38%) Subversion
8 35 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 34 (2.25%) MSTest
10 32 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 23 (1.52%) Maven
12 21 (1.39%) Selenium
13 15 (0.99%) AccuRev
13 15 (0.99%) Mercurial
14 12 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (0.53%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.46%) NuGet
General
1 205 (13.57%) Finance
2 114 (7.54%) Games
3 88 (5.82%) Marketing
4 57 (3.77%) Legal
5 51 (3.38%) Retail
6 33 (2.18%) Banking
7 26 (1.72%) Law
7 26 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.66%) Advertising
10 9 (0.60%) Electronics
10 9 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.53%) Back Office
11 8 (0.53%) Local Government
12 7 (0.46%) Billing
13 6 (0.40%) Automotive
13 6 (0.40%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 995 (65.85%) Developer
2 562 (37.19%) .NET Developer
3 326 (21.58%) C# Developer
4 263 (17.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 196 (12.97%) ASP.NET Developer
6 194 (12.84%) SQL Developer
7 171 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 170 (11.25%) Senior Developer
9 112 (7.41%) DBA
10 107 (7.08%) Software Developer
11 102 (6.75%) SQL DBA
12 96 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
13 88 (5.82%) SQL Server Developer
14 86 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 85 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
16 76 (5.03%) Web Developer
17 74 (4.90%) Junior
18 71 (4.70%) C# Software Developer
19 70 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 67 (4.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 849 (56.19%) .NET
2 618 (40.90%) ASP.NET
3 362 (23.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 313 (20.71%) HTML
5 295 (19.52%) CSS
6 265 (17.54%) jQuery
7 259 (17.14%) WCF
8 237 (15.68%) Web Services
9 225 (14.89%) .NET Framework
10 224 (14.82%) AngularJS
11 183 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 154 (10.19%) Entity Framework
13 132 (8.74%) WPF
14 131 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 106 (7.02%) RESTful
15 106 (7.02%) XML
16 103 (6.82%) Node.js
17 96 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 87 (5.76%) HTML5
19 85 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.66%) iPad
2 103 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 65 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 64 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 51 (3.38%) Replication
7 44 (2.91%) Clustering
8 40 (2.65%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.79%) iPhone
11 22 (1.46%) Social Network
11 22 (1.46%) User Experience
12 14 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 14 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.86%) Tandem
14 11 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.60%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.46%) Social Media
17 6 (0.40%) Graphic Design
17 6 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 314 (20.78%) Windows
2 131 (8.67%) Windows Server
3 90 (5.96%) Linux
4 60 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (3.64%) Android
6 45 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.59%) Unix
9 20 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.60%) AIX
10 9 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.40%) CentOS
14 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.20%) HPUX
15 3 (0.20%) Solaris
15 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (33.49%) MVC
3 315 (20.85%) TDD
4 218 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
5 190 (12.57%) Web Development
6 182 (12.05%) Software Engineering
7 171 (11.32%) Web Application Development
8 169 (11.18%) OO
9 157 (10.39%) Scrum
10 127 (8.41%) ETL
11 121 (8.01%) BDD
12 111 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
13 106 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 106 (7.02%) E-Commerce
14 101 (6.68%) Dependency Injection
15 99 (6.55%) Kanban
16 92 (6.09%) SDLC
17 89 (5.89%) ITIL
18 87 (5.76%) DevOps
19 82 (5.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 807 (53.41%) C#
2 801 (53.01%) SQL
3 343 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 307 (20.32%) T-SQL
5 170 (11.25%) VB.NET
6 112 (7.41%) Java
7 83 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 69 (4.57%) Ruby
9 42 (2.78%) VB
10 40 (2.65%) Python
11 39 (2.58%) C++
12 36 (2.38%) VBA
13 33 (2.18%) PHP
14 26 (1.72%) F#
15 18 (1.19%) Perl
16 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.93%) C
18 13 (0.86%) TypeScript
19 11 (0.73%) R
20 10 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 116 (7.68%) Degree
2 83 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.72%) MCSE
4 22 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 15 (0.99%) MCSA
7 15 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.73%) MCTS
9 10 (0.66%) CCNA
9 10 (0.66%) CCNP
10 9 (0.60%) MCITP
10 9 (0.60%) NCIE
11 8 (0.53%) ISEB
12 7 (0.46%) PhD
13 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.40%) MCT
14 5 (0.33%) CCSE
15 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.44%) QA
2 29 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.32%) SLA
5 19 (1.26%) WAI
6 10 (0.66%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) IFRS
8 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.79%) vSphere
5 23 (1.52%) Docker
6 17 (1.13%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.60%) vCloud
9 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.20%) KVM
11 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.13%) Varnish
13 1 (0.066%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 38 (2.51%) Puppet
2 36 (2.38%) Kibana
3 33 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.79%) Ansible
5 19 (1.26%) SCCM
6 11 (0.73%) SCOM
7 10 (0.66%) logstash
8 9 (0.60%) Salt
8 9 (0.60%) vMotion
9 7 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.46%) WSUS
10 6 (0.40%) Nagios
11 5 (0.33%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.33%) Netcool
11 5 (0.33%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.13%) cPanel
12 2 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
12 2 (0.13%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 544 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.21%) VMware
3 105 (6.95%) Oracle
4 75 (4.96%) Google
5 33 (2.18%) Cisco
6 31 (2.05%) Tableau
7 23 (1.52%) Citrix
8 17 (1.13%) Intel Security
8 17 (1.13%) PayPal
8 17 (1.13%) SAP
9 15 (0.99%) HP
10 14 (0.93%) Sitecore
11 13 (0.86%) Facebook
11 13 (0.86%) NetApp
11 13 (0.86%) Twitter
11 13 (0.86%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.86%) Zerto
12 12 (0.79%) Veeam
13 11 (0.73%) IBM
13 11 (0.73%) LexisNexis
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum 35K Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago